City & Guilds Award (Level 3) Education & Training

Course Overview:

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is an updated version of City & Guilds Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

If you would like to become a teacher, this knowledge-based introduction to the profession is an excellent starting point, preparing you for a teaching role and higher level training. This course will give you an understanding of roles and responsibilities of a teacher/trainer in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, inclusivity and meeting the needs of learners. The course covers sequencing learning, planning and delivering sessions, using appropriate resources and teaching methods, as well as identifying the characteristics of effective assessment and feedback. You do not need to be teaching already to take this course.

Entry Requirements:

You need a Level 2 qualification in English, such as a GCSE. A Level 2 qualification in Maths is also desirable.

Mature Applicants:
We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over as at 1st September in the academic year of admission) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants. Applicants will be invited to attend an admission interview and will be advised of the criteria in advance. To find out more, please email

Course Content:

Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships, Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches, Assessment

Awarding Body:

City & Guilds

This qualification is taught part-time over 10 weeks or available as an intensive week long course.

Mode of Study:


Course Fee (2019/20):


How do I apply:

For further information, advice and to enrol, please call our Student and Customer Services Team on 01935 423921, or email